Definition of 'finalist'
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At six, he was a finalist in a competition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All ten finalists were presented with a specially engraved Arabic coffee pot. The Sun (2016)GOOD luck to today's six Tipstar finalists. The Sun (2016)The regional finalists put on an afternoon tea to die for. The Sun (2012)Such as winning here when six of the finalists had quicker personal best times than his. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are no costs for the ten finalists at the track day. The Sun (2014)The five southeast regional finalists were selected by a team at the bank. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Our judges have picked six finalists from hundreds of worthy entries. The Sun (2009)Entrants who are selected as regional finalists will be notified by letter and by telephone. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All entries will go forward to a judging panel who will select six finalists. The Sun (2008)But the best part is that the six finalists have each shared with me their top five tips. The Sun (2012)The round sees mentors whittle their six finalists down to the three who will compete on the live shows. The Sun (2009)He helped me judge the two finalists before the winner cooked for a genuine celebrity dinner party in my house. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are previous winners and finalists. The Sun (2012)They were cut down in 106 local heats to ten finalists. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To each produce an amazing dish for some of the show's previous winners and finalists. The Sun (2012)The judges will pick a national winner and runner-up from ten finalists. The Sun (2010)Some of this year's award winners and finalists share their insights. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The initial county rounds had been judged by teachers before the regional finalists competed in heats on Friday. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The group will then be narrowed down to 12 finalists chosen in regional competitions held at local libraries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It included four Under-21 debutants and the fact they still beat a fellow finalist shows their strength in depth. The Sun (2015)His victory is the result of two weeks of frenzied phone and online voting after we whittled down ten finalists from more than 25,000 entries. The Sun (2010)This decade: two finalists, no winners. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is one of ten finalists, and the only British one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are full of Champions League winners and finalists. The Sun (2010)Here, we speak to last year's winner and five regional finalists. The Sun (2007)You may take a super snap like the ten finalists in our 5,000 photographic competition - see below. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'finalist'
British English: finalist NOUN
A finalist is someone who reaches the last stages of a competition or tournament by doing well or winning in its earlier stages.
The twelve finalists will be listed in the newspaper.
Definition of finalist from the Collins English Dictionary
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